Is Virendra Hegde a Jain?

The family are trustees of a Hindu temple, although the family are of the Jain Bunt community. They belong to the Digambara Jain. He has three younger brothers, Harshendra Kumar, Surendra Kumar and Rajendra Kumar, and a sister, Padmalata.

How do I contact Veerendra Heggade?

You can contact Shri D. Veerendra Heggade Kalakshetra by phone using number 0836 247 7505.

When was Veerendra Heggade born?

November 25, 1948 (age 73 years)Veerendra Heggade / Date of birth

Who built dharmasthala?

Birmanna Pergade
Dharmasthala Temple

Dharmasthala Temple, Dharmasthala
Geographic coordinates 12.96012°N 75.37836°E
Architecture
Creator Birmanna Pergade
Completed 1200 C.E.

Who is the founder of Dharmasthala?

Dharmasthala Temple

Dharmasthala Temple, Dharmasthala
Creator Birmanna Pergade
Completed 1200 C.E.
Website
www.shridharmasthala.org

What is special in Dharmasthala?

The Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple although dedicated to Lord Shiva, is very unique in nature. Besides the primary deity, there are other idols like Dharma Daivas and Shakti or Ammanavaru as well as the four Guardian Spirits of Lord Dharma such as Kalarkayi, Kanyakumari, Kalarahu and Kumaraswamy.

Is Dharmasthala under government?

Dharmasthala (earlier known as Kuduma) is an Indian temple town on the banks of the Nethravathi River in the Belthangady taluk of the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, India….

Dharmasthala
District Dakshina Kannada
Taluk Belthangady
Government
• Type Local Government

Who is Annappa Swamy in Dharmasthala?

Summary

Description English: Annappa Swamy, the messenger of the angels brought Shivalingam from Kadri in Mangalore and installed it in Kuduma which is now called Dharmasthala , Heggade built a temple around the installed Kadri’s Shiva Linga here and named it Manjunatha Swamy.
Source Own work
Author Maheshshogun

Is Dharmasthala under government control?

Who built Dharmasthala?

Who runs Dharmasthala?

Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade
Heggade family The present head of Dharmasthala, Padma Vibhushan Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, the 21st in succession to the Dharmadhikari Peetha, has launched several socio-economic programmes such as free mass weddings which were started in 1973.

Why ladies are not allowed in Annappa Swamy temple?

The temple, which worships the brahmachari or celibate form of Lord Kartikeya in Pushkar, does not allow women over a myth that the deity curses females who enter the temple. Lord Annappa Swamy temple at Dharmasthala near Mangalore also prohibits women from entering the temple.

Who is Dr Veerendra Heggade?

D. Veerendra Heggade (born 25 November 1948) is a philanthropist and the hereditary administrator/Dharmadhikari of the Dharmasthala Temple. He succeeded to the post at the age of 19, on 24 October 1968, the 21st in his line.

Why was Veerendra Heggade awarded the Padma Vibhushan 2015?

This is exactly why in 2015, Dr. Veerendra Heggade was awarded the second highest award a civilian can receive in India, the Padma Vibhushan. At tender age of 20, Dr. Heggade took on the tremendous responsibility of being the Dharmadhikari, and thus began a glorious new chapter in the town of Dharmasthala.

Who are the parents of Shraddha Heggade?

They belong to the Digambara Jain. He has three younger brothers, Harshendra Kumar, Surendra Kumar and Rajendra Kumar, and a sister, Padmalata. He married Hemavathi Heggade in a match arranged by their parents. Veerendra Heggade and Hemavathy Heggadthi are the parents of daughter Shraddha.

Who are the members of the Heggade family?

The family are trustees of a Hindu temple, although the family are of the Jain Bunt community. They belong to the Digambara Jain. He has three younger brothers, Harshendra Kumar, Surendra Kumar and Rajendra Kumar, and a sister, Padmalata. He married Hemavathi Heggade in a match arranged by their parents.